NO deaths of patients with COVID-19 in last 24 hours but 161 test positive

There have been NO deaths in the last 24 hours of people who tested positive for Covid-19, the latest Department of Health dashboard has revealed.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 2:27 pm

That means the total number of deaths here with the virus remains at 2,100.

Meanwhile another 161 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

That number rises to 1,208 over the last seven days.

There are now 176 people being treated for Covid-19 in our hospitals - and 18 of that number fighting for their lives in ICU.

And there are now 13 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in NI Care Homes.

A ward treating COVID-19 patients